In this area we will add information and links that promote ways of keeping safe online.
YouTube Live Streaming
The Times recently published an article about young people being at risk when they are live streaming video content from their YouTube accounts. Other apps allow ‘live streaming’ of video content, so to see the benefits and risks involved please visit this website.
A parental guide to live streaming and vlogging (video blogging) can be downloaded below:
Parent Zone have published a series of useful parent guides for a host of technological developments that your child may be using (e.g. Nintendo Switch, Netflix, connected toys and Instagram). They can be found at; https://parentzone.org.uk/advice/parent-guides
Does your child play this console game? It has a 12 age certificate, so what are the potential risks associated with playing? This handout explains the game in more detail; Fortnite handout
Digital Parenting Magazine
Vodafone’s Digital Parenting Magazine contains a wealth of information and articles related to ways that families can have fun online whilst being safe. The current magazine (and past issues) can be downloaded from here.
Lancashire Education Authority – Online Safety
Lancashire LEA have an online safety area with links to resources and advice on a variety of issues. To access the website click here.
John Naughton writes a weekly column outlining how technology and the Internet are shaping and changing society. The column can be viewed by clicking here.
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 1)
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 2)
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 3)
An Introduction to Online Safety (Part 4)
UK Safer Internet Centre Parents’ Guide To Technology
Childnet – Know It All resources
Government Advice for Parents on Cyberbullying
Information & Communication Technology E-Safety Scheme of Work
For The Early Years Foundation Stage and Key Stages 1 & 2
This scheme of work has been produced in order to promote the teaching of E-Safety from the Foundation Stage to Year 6. It draws upon E-Safety guidance that has been produced for schools from Becta (Signposts to Safety – Teaching e-safety at Key Stages 1 and 2)
Many of the resources, activities and lesson plans that the scheme suggests are available from CEOP, Childnet and the BBC. It is suggested that schools use objectives from this scheme and feed them into their existing curriculum planning for ICT and PSHCE.